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Trump orders a redo on WOTUS

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2016 – President Donald Trump today issued an executive order directing the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers to reconsider their controversial Waters of the U.S. rule and narrowly interpret their jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act.
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Agri-Pulse Daybreak for Feb. 27, 2017

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2017 - New EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has only been on the job a few days, but he’s already making big plans for changes at the agency he sued 14 times as former attorney general of Oklahoma.
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Agri-Pulse Daybreak for Feb. 23, 2017

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2017 - USDA’s 93rd annual Agricultural Outlook Forum kicks off today outside the nation’s capital. House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway will keynote the morning session, and the crowd will also hear from President Trump’s nominee for ambassador to China, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad.
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Grocers step in to stop USDA from releasing SNAP data

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 - A six-year fight by a South Dakota newspaper to obtain retail-specific data on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program sales will likely last another year after supermarkets were able to secure a delay in the planned release of the information by USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service.
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